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Project Co-ordinator – North Somerset Master Composters

Garden Organic
North Somerset

Posted: 12 Jan 2022

Deadline: 30 Jan 2022

Compensation: £18,000-£24,000 depending upon experience

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Fixed term / contract


Job description

Overall Purpose

The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to co-ordinate Master Composter Volunteer activity, provide support for the Head of Knowledge Transfer and contribute to the successful delivery of the North Somerset Master Composter Volunteer Programme.

Specific Duties

  • To recruit and coordinate the training programme for Master Composter Volunteers.
  • To plan and coordinate all project activities in line with the objectives and milestones defined for the project.
  • To provide point of contact support for Master Composter volunteers.
  • To maintain contact with complimentary schemes and local community groups.
  • To help identify and engage with complimentary schemes / community groups / settings / events that may benefit from the support of a volunteer.
  • Arrange training / workshop events for the volunteers; including arranging venue hire, catering, administration and promotion.
  • Gather data / information / photographs / feedback / case studies from volunteers and beneficiaries to inform progress up-dates and reports.
  • Manage the project social media accounts and website content.
  • Occasional travel for meetings at Garden Organic’s Head office in Coventry as required.
  • To represent the organisation at appropriate events.

It is the nature of work of Garden Organic that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description and have to be undertaken.  Garden Organic actively encourages employees to spend time volunteering with other departments within the Charity.

Some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

Application information

To apply:

For a full job description and person specification please email us.

Please submit your application via CV and supporting statement detailing how your skills and experience meet the person specification.

We welcome informal discussions about the role by calling head office or sending an email.

Application deadline 30/01/2022.  Interviews to take place week commencing 31/01/2022.

As part of our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion all applications will be anonymised before being submitted to the recruitment panel. You are welcome to submit an anonymised CV in application for the role however please ensure you provide a contact telephone number or e-mail address.

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About Garden Organic

Garden Organic, the working name of the Henry Doubleday Research Association, is a registered charity in England and Wales